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Elandspad Kloofing 2019 by Aidan

We started our eventful day meeting at 8:30 at the parking lot near the Huguenot tunnel on the Worcester side. We hiked along the mountain and then descended towards the river. We stopped at a spot next to the river, had a snack and everyone had to ensure that their belongings in their backpacks would …

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Founders Day 24th February 2019

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Reflections

Recently our senior scouts hiked the Outeniqua and Harkerville Trails near Knysna. This was done as a substitute for the cancelled 2018 Senior Scout Adventure. The scouts did this hike on their own without any adult accompanying them or even being within 500 kms of them. I expected concerns to be raised by parents over …

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Cub Camp at Rondevlei

In March the Cubs spent the night on an island in Rondevlei Nature Reserve and earned their Conservation Badge in a camp run by CTEET. We went dragon boating in Seekoeivlei – James S The Draggon boating was so much tun. It was alot of fun. – Olivia On camp I injoyd the hippos and …

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AGM – The Troop Report

The 2018 year was an historic year for the Troop. As you are all aware we won, for the first time in our history, the Rayner Trophy and followed this up with a unique double when we won the Gordon Shield for the first time since 1972. The Trophy and Shield are on the wall …

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Bats Patrol Survival Camp

In early September, the Bateleurs Patrol went on a Survival Camp! We went to Petervale Campsite. We split into two teams on the first day. Everyone learned how to build survival shelters – using only a couple of ropes and a groundsheet – and the scouts were put to the test that night, sleeping in the …

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Smoke Signals Quarter 2

The second quarter edition of Smoke Signals has been published with lots of information on what we have been up to in the second quarter of 2018. New Group branding, hikes, camps, badges and the return of Rupe the Troop Snoop Click to read Smoke Signals 2018 Q2 The third edition Smoke Signals will be …

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Springbok Community Service

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